Slab on Grade Meets Partial Basement
A detail for ensuring thermal continuity when transitioning from a slab on grade to a partial-basement foundation
The House My Dad Built
Green-building basics made a big difference when upgrading my childhood home
Does This Footing Need a Capillary Break?
The barrier is designed to keep moisture out of the foundation walls, but the building inspector isn't convinced
Capillary Breaks Above Footings
Install a peel-and-stick membrane or a fluid-applied waterproofing product between concrete footings and basement walls